Following the ban imposed on Seyyed Mohammad Khatami, former president, from travelling to Japan to participate in the 28th Annual Meeting of the InterAction Council in Hiroshima, transcript of the speech he was supposed to give was published by his official website
In the Name of God
Hiroshima is not only a city in Japan; it also invokes painful memories of human suffering. It warns of the fate of humans and what they have endured.
In the last moments of the Second World War, Hiroshima and also Nagasaki were destroyed by atomic bombs and their innocent residents perished and suffered in the most heart-wrenching manner. The effects of the pain and suffering from that catastrophe are still evident today.